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by Anyte of Tegea (flourished early 3rd century BCE)

A dolphin
Language: English  after the Greek (Ελληνικά) 
No more exulting in the calm sea
shall I rise from the depths 
and thrust through the waves; 
No more shall I rush 
past the beautiful prow of a fair rowlocked ship 
delighting in my image on the figurehead. 
The dark waters of the sea dashed me to land, 
and I lie here upon this narrow shore.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2008-04-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 57